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May 2, 2016
1,000+ students graduate from University of Richmond this weekend
The University of Richmond will celebrate commencement weekend May 7-8. The university expects to award more than 1,000 degrees, including 790 bachelor’s degrees, 84 master’s degrees, 35 MBA degrees and 151 juris doctor degrees.
April 28, 2016
UR senior awarded Fulbright grant to teach English in Morocco
University of Richmond senior Klarabelle Celine Ang of Pasadena, Calif., has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to teach English in Morocco.
April 27, 2016
Final phase of multi-year road reconfiguration project on UR campus to begin on May 9, continue through the summer
Major construction will impact the University of Richmond campus beginning May 9. This work is the third and final phase of the reconfiguration of the campus road network called for in the 2011 Campus Master Plan.
April 25, 2016
University of Richmond announces new Westhampton College dean
Mia Reinoso Genoni, who has served as the John B. Madden Dean of Berkeley College, director of Undergraduate Housing and lecturer in History of Art and Humanities at Yale University, will become the next dean of Westhampton College and associate dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1.
April 19, 2016
University of Richmond president, Virginia governor unveil solar array during ribbon-cutting ceremony
University of Richmond President Ronald A. Crutcher and Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe cut the ribbon on the first solar array project to be installed in the Commonwealth under a new PPA pilot program.
April 15, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY: University of Richmond plans ribbon-cutting ceremony for solar array; President Crutcher, Gov. McAuliffe to speak
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will celebrate completion of the first solar array project installed in the Commonwealth under a new PPA pilot program.
April 14, 2016
Three University of Richmond students win Robins School's Business Pitch competition with impressive betting app
Three University of Richmond students won the top prize at the Robins School of Business “Business Pitch” competition with a predictive polling application that inspires competition between groups of people for relevant cultural events. The win secured the trio $3,500 and the opportunity to pitch the product to local investors who might help them make their idea a reality.
Robins School of Business, Virginia Council of CEOs survey index hits highest level ever, shows need to increase hiring
The first quarter 2016 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs (VACEOs) reflects increased optimism among chief executives in central Virginia. The survey’s index, which measures executives’ views on projected hiring, capital spending and sales over the next six months, increased sharply from its Q4 2015 level to reach the highest level ever recorded. The survey has been administered quarterly since 2010.
April 13, 2016
Williamsport resident wins national award to study ancient graffiti
Hannah Maddy, daughter of David and Crystal Maddy of Williamsport, Pa., won a national field school award from the Classical Association of the Midwest and the South to support her summer research project studying ancient graffiti in Italy.
April 12, 2016
Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, to speak at the University of Richmond April 14
Eleventh Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Jane Chu, will give a lecture at the University of Richmond titled “The Transformational Power of the Arts” on April 14, 7-8 p.m. in Jepson Hall, Room 120.